HOT TOPIC! Managing stress, anxiety and family activities during holiday season

Family making snowman

FAMILY ACTIVITIES DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON December is finally here, and it’s truly a wonderful time of year for many of us to enjoy family, good food and friends. If you look at a family video from past holidays, you might see all of these things, plus several meltdowns caught on camera. It can be

Erie County Department of Social Services Announces Fatherhood Connection

Father with daughter on his back

Parenting and Personal Development for Fathers and Father Figures ERIE COUNTY, NY— The Erie Department of Social Services has announced Fatherhood Connection: Men’s Parenting and Personal Development Group.  This 13 week series of classes empowers men of any age, fathers, and father figures to be better parents to the children in their lives.  The Fatherhood

Crisis Behavior Management: Supporting Caregivers of Individuals with Challenging Behaviors

Three conferences are being presented by OPWDD Region 1 and the Family Support Advisory Council.  The objective is to provide caregivers with effective strategies for responding to crisis situations and diffusing aggressive behavior. These events are FREE There will be morning refreshments and lunch provided for all conference attendees by Parkview Health Services. Morning Session-

The Nurtured Heart Approach – 4 Part Workshop Series

Are you frustrated by behavior challenges that put your child in control of your home? Have your discipline methods stopped working? Do you want your children to have good morals, be compassionate, and self-confident? The Nurtured Heart Approach (NHA) is a language based approach that can help you regain focus and power and re-build the

Developmental Disability Alliance of Western New York (DDAWNY) Transition Conference

Join us for a one-day learning opportunity for people involved with students and young adults with disabilities. Focus areas to include: Transportation Behavioral/Mental Health Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Reality of accessing adult services This will be a full day of learning opportunities for individuals with disabilities, parents/guardians, and professionals. SAVE THE DATE October 21, 2016 8 am

Common Sense Parenting Class Series – Lancaster

Common Sense Parenting brings parents like you together to address topics such as: Preventing Misbehaviors Encouraging Positive Behaviors Parents as Teachers Correcting Problem Behaviors Teaching Children Self Control Handling Emotionally Intense Situations Six-Part Class Series October 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16 and 23, 2015 Where:  Lancaster Youth Bureau, 200 Oxford Avenue, Lancaster Time:  6:00